Jimmy Kimmel rolls out red carpet as Emmy host

 Don Mischer, executive producer of the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards, left, host Jimmy Kimmel, center, and Television Academy chairman and chief executive Bruce Rosenblum attend the Emmy Awards Red Carpet Rollout at the Nokia Theatre on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, in Los Angeles. The Emmy Awards will be held Sunday, Sept 23. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)After rolling out the red carpet Wednesday morning in anticipation of Sunday's Emmy ceremony, host Jimmy Kimmel warned he's planning a prank on folks not watching the show.

Poet and novelist Lucia Perillo dies at 58
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Lucia Perillo, an award-winning author and Pulitzer Prize finalist, has died at the age of 58.
Bill Murray accepts humor prize after gentle roast

Bill Murray accepts humor prize after gentle roastIn an evening filled with jokes about Bill Murray's elusiveness and quirky personality, it was David Letterman who provided the most touching moment as Murray was honored with the nation's top prize for ...

The Latest: Bill Murray receives prize at Kennedy Center

Bill Murray accepts humor prize after gentle roastThe Latest on Bill Murray being honored at the Kennedy Center (all times local): 10:43 p.m. Bill Murray accepted a bust of Mark Twain for his lifetime achievement in comedy — and immediately handed it ...

Chicago DJ Herb Kent dies after 7-decade career in radio
CHICAGO (AP) — One of Chicago's earliest African-American disc jockeys, Herb Kent, has died at age 88 after a seven-decade career.
Garth Brooks holds sports camp during West Virginia stop
INSTITUTE, W.Va. (AP) — Garth Brooks has taken time out from a concert tour stop in West Virginia to hold a basketball camp for children.
Tyler Perry's 'Madea' tops Cruise's 'Jack Reacher' sequel

In this image released by Lionsgate, Tyler Perry portrays Madea in a scene from, "Tyler Perry's Boo! A Madea Halloween." (Daniel McFadden/Lionsgate via AP)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyler Perry bested Tom Cruise at the box office this weekend.

DJ Khaled and Fiancée Welcome Baby Boy on Snapchat

FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, file photo, DJ Khaled, left, and Nicole Tuck arrive at the MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden in New York. DJ Khaled and his fiancee Nicole Tuck welcomed their first child, a boy, into the world early Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016. Khaled chronicled the birth in a series of snapchats showing inside the delivery room where he can be heard telling the doctor that “it’s go time.” (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's a boy for music producer DJ Khaled and his fiancée Nicole Tuck, who welcomed their first child into the world early Sunday morning.

Palestinians aim to promote local cinema with new award

In this Thursday Oct. 20, 2016 photo, Palestinian producer May Odeh, holds the Sunbird Short Film Award trophy for the film entitled “Izriqaq (Blued),” during the Days Of Cinema awards ceremony, in the West Bank city of Ramallah. Filmlab, a Palestinian nonprofit backed by European partners, has launched a new cinema prize in an attempt to encourage the local filmmaking industry and cinema culture in the Palestinian territories. The film organization hopes the “Sunbird Prize” will become the Palestinian version of the Oscars. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A Palestinian film organization has launched a new cinema award in an attempt to stimulate the local filmmaking industry and promote cinema culture in the Palestinian territories.

Pop stars and fast cars: Taylor Swift plays Formula One

Taylor Swift performs on the eve of the Formula One U.S. Grand Prix auto race at Circuit of the Americas, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — With their red, white and blue tutus and Taylor Swift T-shirts, Rachel Emling and Mikala Crews were everything Formula One wanted at the U.S. Grand Prix: young fans who would travel across the country for a mix of pop stars and fast cars.